Abby Crawford

Abby Crawford is the Director of Education. Before joining COCA in 2016, Abby worked as a classroom teacher, program manager, and designer of teacher preparation and learning experiences in St. Louis, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Houston. Most recently, she worked with Teach For America St. Louis, launching a regional training institute for all incoming St. Louis corps members. Abby holds a BA in Political Science and Communication Studies from Texas Christian University and an MAT from Webster University.

Contact Abby:


  • Shawna Flanigan
    Director of Arts Education and Program Development

  • Janelle Velten
    COCAedu Program Manager, Arts Integration Specialist

  • Lauren Younge
    Support Services Coordinator / Assistant Camp Manager / Education Fellow